BUILD - Building capacities in innovation procurement for cities

The BUILD project aims to encourage cooperation and knowledge sharing between public buyers. Thus promote the use of public procurement to contribute to the development of sustainable innovation. In this way it will also:

·       create a fertile platform for future collaboration,

·       facilitate the enhancement of innovation knowledge and skills within buyers,

·       raise awareness about co-design process between SMEs and buyers that may help discover the most up-to-date innovative technological solutions,

·       assist SMEs in their development and further acquisition,

·       link and establish synergies with research and innovation projects funded by the EU (via Horizon Europe or other EU funding programmes), with specific focus on EU funded projects fostering PPI, whenever possible.  

The project is coordinated by PEDAL Consulting. The project consortium is comprised of PEDAL Consulting and 5 other partners sourced from Estonia, Finland and the Netherlands. 

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